TANNER ENGLISH EARNS
PAIR OF TOP FIVES OVER LABOR DAY WEEKEND!
7, 2021) Tanner English and his #81e team spent their
Labor Day weekend at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois
and Fairbury Speedway in Fairbury, Illinois from September 2-4,
as a trio of MARS Racing Series specials took place in the Land
of Lincoln. The holiday weekend triple shot kicked off on Thursday
night at Farmer City with a $5,000 to win showdown. Tanner stopped
the clock second fastest overall during qualifying and won his
heat race prior to leading the first six circuits of the feature
event. At the conclusion of the 40-lap affair, Tanner found himself
on the podium in third behind only victor Brian Shirley and runner-up
McKay Wenger! (Todd Healy Photo)
Another $5,000 top prize was scheduled to be on
the line on Friday evening at Farmer City, but rain showers during
heat race action nixed the 40-lap main event. The MARS tripleheader
then wrapped up on Saturday at Fairbury with the annual running
of the 'FALS Super Nationals,' which shelled out a $10,000 paycheck.
Tanner once again timed in second quickest during
qualifying before securing another heat race triumph. The Benton,
Kentucky ace was then battling for the top spot on lap 21 of the
headliner when contact sent him spinning and relegated him to
the rear of the field. Tanner then battled back from the tail
to salvage a fifth place performance in the wild 50-lapper behind
only race winner Bobby Pierce, McKay Wenger, Garrett Alberson,
and Ryan Unzicker. Complete results from each of these Labor Day
weekend races can be found online at www.marsracingseries.com.
While Tanner plans to sit idle from racing this
week, he will help turn the wrenches on teammate Jason Riggs'
#81 machine during the lucrative double 'World 100s' at the famed
Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio from September 8-11. Up first
at the "Big E" will be the 51st Annual 'World 100,'
as a pair of $10,000 to win Twin 25 programs on Wednesday will
help set the stage for Thursday's crown jewel extravaganza, which
will boast a $54,000 payday in a 100-lap headliner.
The rescheduled 50th Annual 'World 100' will then
take place at Eldora Speedway on Friday and Saturday. A pair of
$10,000 to win Twin 25 shows will be held on Friday night at the
high-banked, 1/2-mile speedplant to set the lineup for Saturday's
$53,000 to win grand finale. Jason will be looking to make his
first feature start in the most prestigious event in our industry.
Additional information concerning the double 'World 100s' this
week can be accessed by clicking on www.eldoraspeedway.com.
Riggs Motorsports would like to thank the following
group of sponsors and partners for their continued support: Riggs
Drilling Solutions, Best One Tire & Auto Care, Wiles Racing
Driveshafts, Allstar Performance, XR1 Rocket Chassis, Schaeffer's
Racing Oil, Slicker Graphics, Swift Springs, AFCO Racing Products,
Base Racing Fuel, Hoosier Racing Tires, Pro Power Racing Engines,
Jay D1ckens Racing Engines, Budda Bert Transmissions, Frankland
Racing Supply, Peterson Fluid Systems, Awesome Racewear, Performance
Rod & Custom (PRC), Micro Armor, Multi-Fire Spark Plug Wires,
and Waterman Racing Components.
Keep up with Riggs Motorsports all year long by
logging onto www.RiggsMotorsports81.com or follow the team on
social media - Facebook @RiggsMotorsports, Twitter @rmsports81,
and Instagram @jasonriggs81.
Media Contact: Ryan Delph - Delph Communications